In this video, Michael shares 5 easy ways to remove excess humidity and moisture from your bathroom. Water damage leads to mold and mold is a major factor on indoor air quality. Indoor air quality is the #1 environmental health concern for many family's and can impact your health. Have you experienced mold in your bathroom? Many times the mold you see is caused by high humidity not being moved out of the bathroom quickly and effectively. Mold can damage the paint, drywall, grout and even the subfloor and studs if left long enough. Prevention is the best medicine when it comes to mold so we hope you enjoy this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfeM9AqQnRc
In this video, Michael discusses how to insulate a vented or open crawl space. When the crawl space is open it is also open to moisture, high humidity and cold air but really the only option to properly insulate this type of crawlspace is with fiberglass or spray foam insulation. Most DIY projects involving spray foam are difficult to accomplish so here is the simplest way to ensure your vented crawl space is efficient with fiberglass batt insulation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l011FEXuK4o
In this video, Michael explains how to measure and cut foam board insulation and radiant barrier for a garage door. He uses foam board insulation and radiant barrier to achieve maximum efficiency that will last for years. If you have a garage door that is losing energy, this video on garage door insulation will help you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJC9PRkabBs
In this video, Michael demonstrates how to test for mold and the air quality in your home while using ions to remove particles like mold and dust from the air. Good indoor air quality and breathing clean air is vital to the health and well being of children, allergy sufferers, as well as those with asthma and COPD. Indoor air quality is the #1 health concern for many people and particles can impact your health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2r1qPFTjFU
In this video, Michael explains how to check if the discolored joists and subfloor in your crawl space is actually growing mold. Mold testing is the best way to determine if you need to engage in mold removal. Standing water and high humidity in crawl spaces can lead to mold and just looking at the joists may not be enough to determine if the mold is alive or dead. Testing for mold is always recommended to determine what kind of mold you are dealing with and how much is present. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn__5etFywo
In this video, Michael shows how to insulate recessed lighting in your attic using spray foam and an Insulite recessed light cover. This is done to protect the can light from blown in insulation and to make it more energy efficient. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4vOwUa2bu4
A wet crawl space may lead to mold, wood rot, termites, poor efficiency, structural damage and can even prevent the sale of your home. According to EPA.gov mold may affect our health and destroys what it grows on and can cause rot and damage. Standing water and high humidity should be stopped and controlled immediately.
Basement waterproofing can be performed in several ways involving both interior waterproofing and exterior waterproofing. Improper drainage, grading and even clogged footer drains can cause water to enter the basement. Let our experts guide you in best basement waterproofing solution for your home and your budget.
According to the Department of Energy, the attic is best place to start insulating. Radiant barriers and solar attic fans help reduce attic heat. Air sealing with spray foam keeps conditioned air in your living space longer. Choosing the right R value and tytpe of insulation for your climate zone is key to staying cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
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